Posts Tagged ‘alcohol portions’

Standards & Pours: Why Did the D.C. Government Try to Enforce Imaginary Alcohol Portion Laws?

Around 1:30 p.m. a few Saturdays ago, two inspectors from the D.C. Office of Weights and Measures entered The Big Board on H Street NE pulling a dolly with a crate full of beakers. The inspectors told chef Andrew Gregory, the manager on site, that they were there to make sure the bar was pouring […]

No, D.C. Does Not Require Minimum Alcohol Pours

The D.C. Office of Weights and Measures normally sticks to duties like making sure you get a full gallon of gas at the pump and ensuring grocery store scales are calibrated correctly. A few weeks ago, however, the office decided to take on a more arcane issue: the underpouring of alcohol. But in their attempt to educate bars […]